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Definitions and Synonyms of immune response | Another word for immune response | What is immune response?

Definition 1: a bodily defense reaction that recognizes an invading substance (an antigen: such as a virus or fungus or bacteria or transplanted organ) and produces antibodies specific against that antigen - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for immune response in the sense of this definition

(immune response is a kind of ...) a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent

"a bad reaction to the medicine" "his responses have slowed with age"

(... is a kind of immune response ) renewed rapid production of an antibody on the second (or subsequent) encounter with the same antigen

(... is a kind of immune response ) an immune response (chiefly against bacterial invasion) that is mediated by B cells

(... is a kind of immune response ) an immune response (chiefly against viral or fungal invasions or transplanted tissue) that involves T cells

(... is a kind of immune response ) an immune response in which an antigen-antibody combination inactivates a complement (so it is unavailable to participate in a second antigen-antibody combination)

(immune response is a part of ...) one of a series of enzymes in the blood serum that are part of the immune response

(immune response belongs to category ...) (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants

(immune response belongs to category ...) an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-bearing syncytia

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